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Comment Re:Just click on ADA accessible (Score 1) 312

Now go by some reading glasses.

What good will that do, unless I turn round and go back? Typical millennial - it doesn't matter if your shit is unreadable because it's not worth reading anyway.

Or they were using a touchscreen and it didn't register the 'u' because they were typing too fast. Happens all the time on my slower iPhone 4. Also, the spelling (by vs buy) wouldn't be underlined as a misspelling because it's correctly spelled.

Comment Re:Just click on ADA accessible (Score 1) 312

Now go by some reading glasses, millenials, you're getting old. Stop pretending you're young.

Millenials are probably* going to have poorer eyesight, earlier in life, than prior generations did for two reasons... the wavelength of standard LED lighting (mostly blue ~ 400nm) and the fact that myopia will set in earlier from not exercising the iris enough. *Probably –because they might discover the errors of the previous generations, earlier, and not go down that path!

LED lighting:







Latest WikiLeaks Reveal Suggests Facebook Is Too Close For Comfort With Clinton (hothardware.com) 321

MojoKid writes: As we quickly approach the November 8th elections, email leaks from the Clinton camp continue to loom over the presidential candidate. The latest data dump from WikiLeaks shines a light on emails between Hillary Clinton's campaign manager, John Podesta and Facebook Chief Operating Officer, Sheryl Sandberg. In one email exchange, dated June 6th, 2015, Sandberg expresses her desire for Clinton to become president, writing to Podesta, "And I still want HRC to win badly. I am still here to help as I can." While that was a private exchange, Sandberg also made her zest for seeing Clinton as the 45th President of the United States publicly known in a Facebook post on July 28th of this year. None of that is too shocking when you think about it. Sandberg has every right to endorse whichever candidate she wants for president. However, a later exchange between Sandberg and Podesta showed that Mark Zuckerberg was looking to get in on the action a bit, and perhaps curry favor with Podesta and the Clinton camp in shaping public policy. Donald Trump has long claimed that Clinton is too cozy with big businesses, and one cannot dismiss the fact that Facebook has a global user base of 1.7 billion users. When you toss in the fact that Facebook came under fire earlier this year for allegedly suppressing conservative news outlets in the Trending News bar, questions begin to arise about Facebook's impartiality in the political race. The report also notes that Sandberg is at the top of the list when it comes to picks for Treasury Secretary, if Clinton wins the election. In an interview with Politico, David Segal, executive director for Demand Progress, said "[Sandberg] is a proxy for this growing problem that is the hegemony of five to ten major Silicon Valley platforms." Lina Khan, a fellow with the Open Markets Program at the New American think tank adds: "If a senior Cabinet member is from Facebook, at worst it could directly interfere [in antitrust actions]. But even in the best of cases there's a real worry that it will have a chilling effect on good-faith antitrust efforts to scrutinize potential anti-competitive implications of dominant tech platforms."

Comment Re:Design problems (Score 1) 155

The iPhone 6 Plus is also affected. Using a ball grid on a non-rigid substrate was a massive error. The devices have not lasted for a normal amount of time, and people are entitled to getting a fixed version, not having theirs "repaired" (they just heat it up to reflow the solder, but then it comes back because the underlying cause isn't fixed so it comes back). People did this with HP laptops with nVidia chips as well (could be temporarily fixed with a heat gun or sticking the whole laptop into the oven).

Apple isn't a leader in innovation any more. Innovation means new products, not "courageous refinements" like removing the headphone jack to sell more bluetooth ear buds. Look at how their tablet sales have tanked. And their laptops, And the iWatch "isn't dying, it's just resting, pining for the fjords."

Comment Re:They both look the same from here (Score 1) 12

Read the definition of fascism. It simply doesn't require racism. Just because the term was coined in the 1900s doesn't mean that it wasn't practiced before. Things are NOT their labels.

Also, Hillary has already demonstrated the same tendencies as Trump (leaving out the scapegoating, because, as I pointed out, the definitions of fascism doesn't require racism, and that's just scapegoating, not fascism). Hillary and co. doesn't believe in democracy - we saw that with the nomination process. If she was such a big fan of democracy, why didn't she object to what the DMC was doing? Hillary also promotes violence (promoting war is certainly promoting violence). But if you want recent scapegoating, just look at her refusal to say that the leaked emails are true or fake, instead using the Russians as scapegoats to distract attention from the core issue). Suppression of truth and trying to control the story in the media counts. And she certainly did all she could do to defend Bill and attack his accusers when they were telling the truth.

As for the inventor of the term, words change, sometimes even taking on the opposite meaning.

Comment Re:Extradition? (Score 1) 80

Just because it "sets forth a legal framework for considering the circumstances in which the U.S. government could use lethal force in a foreign country outside the area of active hostilities" doesn't mean that it's going to be limited to foreign countries. Stop being naive. The CIA wasn't supposed to do any domestic spying either.

Climate Change Could Cross Key Threshold in a Decade, Scientists Say (reuters.com) 327

The planet could pass a key target on world temperature rise in about a decade, prompting accelerating loss of glaciers, steep declines in water availability, worsening land conflicts and deepening poverty, scientists said this week. But the planet is already two-thirds of the way to that lower and safer goal, and could begin to pass it in about a decade, according to Richard Betts, head of climate impacts research at the UK Met Office's Hadley Centre. Reuters reports: With world emissions unlikely to slow quickly enough to hit that target, it will probably be necessary to remove some carbon pollution from the atmosphere to stabilize the planet, scientists said. That could happen by planting forests or by capturing and then pumping underground emissions from power plants. But other changes -- such as reducing food waste and creating more sustainable diets, with less beef and fewer imported greenhouse vegetables -- could also play a big role in meeting the goal, without so many risks, he said.

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